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Hanneke Benade completed the degree BA (Fine Arts) in 1993 at the University of Pretoria and worked as a part-time lecturer in drawing between 1994 and 1998. She exhibited extensively in Gauteng from 1993, taking part in group shows locally and abroad. She participated at the Joburg Biennale and was represented at the London Art Fair. Her first solo show, 'Local Girls', was in 1996 at Gallery on Tyrone, Johannesburg, and after relocating to Cape Town she showed 'Passage' at the Chelsea gallery in Darling, followed by 'The Gift' at the US Gallery in Stellenbosch and ' Once More, Wants more' at the Scukan Gallery in Pretoria the same year.She exhibits at the Everard Reads and 'Stage' was her most recent solo exhibition at the Read Gallery in Cape Town. Hanneke received several awards, among them Merit Awards at the ABSA Atelier (1995/6) and a Brett Kebble Award (2003). In 2008 she received two Kanna-Awards at the Klein Karoo Nasionale Kunstefees in Oudtshoorn. Some of her work are housed in collections of the Universities of Stellenbosch, Pretoria, Free State and Johannesburg; as well as Spier Holdings, Rand Merchant Bank, SAB, Hollard House, Pretoria Art Museum, Gauteng Provincial Government, British American Tobacco Company, Sanlam, Sasol, Telkom and ABSA.
1993:B.A in Fine Art (Honours) Majoring in Printmaking,University of Pretoria. 1989: Matriculate from Pro Arte High School,Pretoria RELEVANT WORK EXPERIENCE 1994-Currently:Full-time practicing artist 1994-2001:Part-time lecturer in drawing at the University of Pretoria,Department Visual Arts 1997-2000:Guest lecturer in drawing,The Open Window School of Visual Communication WORK AS CURATOR 2010:-heems,curated exhibition of Botanically inspired artworks by 30 South African Artists,Boesmanskop,Kruisriver farm,Klein Karoo Klassique Festival. 2009: Landskappe,curated exhibition of works by Walter Meyer and Albert Redelinghuys,Boesmanskop,Kruisriver Farm,KKNK,Oudshoorn:. 1995:Squared, curated exhibition of 30x30cm Artworks by 80 Artists,Café Palette,Pretoria Art Museum SOLO EXHIBITIONS 2012: Reservoir,William Humpfreys Gallery,Kimberley. 2012: Reservoir,North West University Campus Gallery,Potchefstroom. 2011: Reservoir,Oliewenhuis Art museum,Bloemfontein,University of the Orange Free State. 2011:Onuitgesproke versugtinge,Rosendal,Eastern Free State 2010:Stage,Everard Read Gallery,Rosebank,Johanesburg 2010:Portrait of a Garden,Kruisriver Farm,Calitzdorp,Klein Karoo 2009:Solo,Baardskeerdersbos Guest Artist,Baardskeerdersbos,Overberg 2008:In Time,Everard Read Gallery,Cape Town 2008:Kruispad,Kruisriver Farm,KKNK,Oudtshoorn,Little Karoo 2005:The Gift/Die Geskenk ,University Gallery,University of Stellenbosch Once More ,Wants More,Tina Skukan Gallery ,Pretoria 2004:Passage,Chelsea Gallery, Darling,Western Cape. 1996: Local Girls,Gallery on Tyrone,Parkview,Johannesburg. SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS 2013: •Dialogues 2013,Orangerie Exhibition Çenter of the French Senate,Paris France •Celebrating The Soul of our Ecosystem,Oude Libertas Gallery, Stellenbosch. •Die Her-verbeelding van die Anglo-Boereoorlog,Johannes Stegmann- Gallery ,Bloemfontein. 2012: Johannesburg – Ussel Lithographies d’artistes sud-africains,A la galerie du Musée du pays d’Ussel,France •Make Make,White River Gallery,Castor Bridge Whiteriver. •Murmur/Murmel.Aardklop,NWU,Potchefstroom. 2011: Self portrait,Rust-en -Vrede Gallery,Durbanville,Western Cape Bloom,Casa Labia,Muizenberg,Western Cape. 2010:A View from the South,work selected from Guy du Toit,Simon Stone,dylan Lewis and others,Everard Read Gallery,Cape Town •L'Origine du monde-This is Not a Porn Song,Curated by Paul Boulitreau,Aardklop Art Festival,Potchefstroom. •ATKV,Skilder met Woorde 2,collaboration between Visual artists and Poets.I worked in collaboration with poet Danie Marias •Rendezvous,Lithography Exhibition,Sasol Art Museum,Stellenbosch •Rendez vous Art Project,L'Association des Créateurs Lithography,Piston Pélican,Paris,France •Labia in Bloom,Casa Labia,Muisenberg,Cape Town 2009:Keepsakes,with Tamlin Blake and Marlise Keith at the AVA,Cape Town •Art and Violence,work selected from Conrad Bothes,Gonḉalo Mabunda,Pieter Hugo, Judith Mason,Diane Victor. 2008:Muse,Portrait Exhibition,IART Gallery,Cape Town 2005:Finding You,a collaborative exhibition in Clay at the AVA curated by Jeanetta Blignaut •Absa l'Atelier Competition,National Exhibition,Johannesburg •Group Exhibition,Woman Artists,Everard Read,Johannesburg •Serendipity,Dorp Sreet Gallery,Stellenbosch •More Art,Parktown North,Johannesburg •MAD,with IART,St.George Hill Golf Estate,London 2004:Pretoria,Everard Read Gallery,Cape Town •Dawid's Choice,Castel of Good Hope ,Cape Town •100% Pure Pleasure,Exhibition commissioned by Appletizer,Bell Roberts Gallery,Cape Town •Spring Exhibition,Jannewales on Kloof,Welgemeend Herehuis,Cape Town •Group Exhibition,The Dolphen room,Castle of Good Hope,Cape Town 2003:Group Exhibition,Strydom Gallery,George •Serenity,Chesea Gallery,George •Group Exhibition,Camps Bay Art Salon ,curated byRose Korber,The Bay Hotel,Cape Town •Exhibit with The Everard Read ,London Art Fair,Chelsea London •Dream for our Daughters,curated by Jaco Sieberhagen,with Lien Botha and others,KKNK,Oudtshoorn •Clean/Grime,KKNK ,Oudtshoorn,Klein Karoo •Selfportrait,Rust and Vrede Gallery,Durbanville,Cape Town 2002:Clean with Wim Botha,Catherine Smith,Marcus Neustetter,Retha Erasmus,Frederic Eksteen and Berco Wilsenach,Millennium Gallery,Rosebank, Johannesburg •Grime,Bell Roberts Gallery,Cape Town •Opening Exhibition,Mind's iGallery,Pretoria •Drawing Conclusions,Association of Art,Pretoria •Group Exhibition ,Dorp Street GalleryStellenbosch •Group Exhibition ,Strydom Gallery,George • Mind's İ,Chelsea Gallery,Cape Town •Matriarch,Mind's iGallery,Pretoria 2001:Group Exhibition,The Art Space,Fairview,Johannesburg •Four by Four,with Michele Nigrini,Henk Serfontein and Ruan Hoffmann, Association of Art,Pretoria •Framed,Open Window Gallery,Pretoria •Group Exhibition,curated by Carol Lee,Bamboo,Melville, Johannesburg 2000:Art and the Body,UNISA Gallery,Pretoria •Flush,The Open Window Gallery,Pretoria •Turning Heads,The Gallery Soan Studio,London 1999:Contemporary Art in South Africa,Leverkusen-Bayer AG Foyer, Erholungshaus/Dormagen,Germany •Knoei,Voss Gallery,Pretoria •For Life,with Albert Redelinghuys,Tina skukan Gallery,Pretoria 1998:Sasol Art Collection Exhibition,KKNK.Oudtshoorn,Klein Karoo 1997: Five-ism,with Wim Botha,Luan Nel,M.J.Lourens,Henk Serfontein.Open Window Gallery,Pretoria •Group Exhibition,Elizabeth Gordon Gallery,Durban 1996:From the feather duster to the sublime,Open Window Gallery,Pretoria Something Borrowed,with Gordon Froud,Civic Gallery,Johannesburg •A look at South African Art,El Gezirah Sheraton Hotel Cairo ,Egypt 1995:North of the Jukskei,A Survey of Art from the Greater Pretoria Region,Johannesburg Biennale Fringe Group Exhibition,Absa Gallery.Johannesburg 1995:Masters and Protogé,with Carl Jeppe and Diane Victor,Pretoria Art Museum 1994:Prints from The Artists's ,Rembrandt Gallery,Newtown,Johannesburg 1993:Final Year Exhibition,Association of Arts Pretoria AWARDS 2008: Kanna Award at the KKNK for best Visual Art prestation •Sarie Kanna Award,at the KKNK for best Inspirational Female Artists 2003:Winner Catogary,Painting and Mixed Media,Brett kebble Awards,Cape Town. 1999:Third Prize,Kempton Park/Themisa Fine Art Award,Thembisa 1998:Merit Award,Volkskas Bank L'Atelier Award 1996: Merit Award,Volkskas Bank L'Atelier Award 1995:Third Prize,Kempton Park/Themisa Fine Art Award,Thembisa 1993:Sasol New Signatures,Judges Award presented by Christopher Till CORPORATE AND PUBLIC COLLECTIONS •Spier Holdings Contemporary Art Collection •The Contemporary Collection for The New Hollard House at Villa Arcadia •SAB Miller •British American Tabacco Company •University of Pretoria •University of Stellenbosch, Sasol Museum •Johannes Stegmann Gallery Bloemfontein,Freestate •Sanlam Art Collection •Engen Art Collection •ABSA Bank Art Collection •Sasol Art Collection •Gauteng Provincial Government Art Collection •Telkom South Africa •Pretoria Art Museum •University of the North West •Rand Merchant Bank •Oliewenhuis Art Museum,U.O.F.S,Bloemfontein RECIDENCIES 2010: Rendesvouz Art Project,selected to work at l'Atelier Jean Pons in Paris,France 1999-2000:Three month stay at the Cité Internationale des Arts,Paris,France
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